Waking Night Support Worker

£12.83 - £12.83 Per Hour
England, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber
Part Time
Hours per week: 22.0
Closing Date: July 16, 2024
Waking Night Support Worker

Join Our Team as a Waking Night Support Worker in Morley / Churwell Area!

Pay: £12.83 per hour
Position: Part-Time (22 hours per week)
Location: Morley / Churwell area

Are you an experienced Support Worker with a passion for making a difference? If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

Who Will I Be Supporting?

You will be supporting a young lady in her early 30s who:

Has a learning disability and a personality disorder.
Lives in her lovely supported living home
Is a chatty lady who likes to socialise.
Owns her own cat, so you must be comfortable being around cats.
Requires 2:1 support at all times, meaning you will be working alongside a colleague.
Has a wide range of interests and loves various activities, so you must be confident supporting her in whatever she chooses to do.

What Will You Be Doing?

Empowering Independence: Support her to be herself and achieve her goals.
Daily Living Support: Provide friendly verbal prompts around personal care, medication administration, and household tasks including cleaning and laundry.
Night Support: Check on her at regular intervals to ensure her safety, provide emotional reassurance if she’s wakeful, and encourage a healthy sleeping pattern.
Risk Management: Maintain appropriate structures and boundaries with a sound understanding of risk management to support her in reaching her goals.

Specialised positive behaviour support and forensic training will be provided, but it’s essential that you have experience supporting people with complex behavioural, emotional, and/or mental health needs.

Set Shift Patterns

Sunday Night: 9pm – 8am
Monday Night: 9pm – 8am

Enjoy the benefits of consistent set hours with opportunities for overtime.

Why Choose Dimensions?

Award-Winning Workplace: Recognised as one of the UK’s best workplaces in the ‘super large’ category by the Great Place to Work Institute six years in a row.
Generous Leave: 30 days annual leave pro rata with the option to buy and sell leave.
Career Development: Paid training and opportunities to further develop your career through funded accredited courses.
Well-Being Focus: Comprehensive well-being strategy and staff listening network.
Values-Driven: We put people with learning disabilities and their families at the heart of everything we do.
Referral Bonus: Receive a £200 bonus if you refer a friend and they’re successfully employed.
Additional Perks: Childcare vouchers, Bike to Work scheme, discounts on meals, shopping, entertainment, and gym memberships.

Other Important Information

Immediate Reviews: Applications are reviewed upon receipt and interviews will continue until positions are filled.
Equality Commitment: Gender is considered a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 where mentioned.
DBS Disclosure: An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be covered by Dimensions.
Inclusive Workforce: We welcome applications from everyone with the right to work in the UK and value diversity in our workforce.
Disability Confident: We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.
BSL Support: British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos are available for all of our recruitment communications.

Ready to make a real difference? Apply now and join a team that values you and the incredible work you do!

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